The Qur'anic Concept of History
By Mazheruddin Siddiqi
Hardback 194 Pages
Size : 8.5 x 5.5 Inches
ISBN : 8174350071
Publisher : Adam Publishers, New Delhi, India
About The Book
This book is an attempt to study the Qur'anic Concept of History. It traces the reason for historical changes and the rise and fall of nations from the Islamic point of view.
The author has drawn upon the views of the leading exegetes of the Qur'an to support his conclusions.
It also analyses the Qur'anic evaluation of the beliefs and moral values of other ancient people like the Jews and the Christians and comments on the modern philosophic concepts of Marx, Toynbee and Spunkier.
About The Author
The author, Mr. Mazheruddin Siddiqi, graduate from Madras University in 1935, and obtained his M.A. from the institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, in 1954. He was Head of the Muslim History Department of the Sind University 1956-60. He was Professor in the Islamic Research Institute, and retired in 1984. Some of his other works are: Women in Islam; Marxism or Islam?; Islam and Theocracy; The Development of Islamic State & Society; Concept of Muslim Culture in Iqbal; Modern Reformation Thought in the Muslim World.
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